Female Genital Mutilation (Protection and Guidance) (Scotland) Bill

 

Stage: 1

A Bill for an Act of the Scottish Parliament to provide for female genital mutilation protection orders and for guidance in relation to such orders and in relation to the prevention of female genital mutilation generally; and for connected purposes.

Current Status of the Bill

This Scottish Government Bill was introduced by the Cabinet Secretary for Social Security and Older People, Shirley-Anne Somerville MSP, on 29 May 2019.

Stage 1

Lead Committee: Equalities and Human Rights 

27 June 2019, (private) 

12 September 2019, (evidence) 

19 September 2019, (evidence)

10 October 2019, (evidence) 

7 November 2019, (evidence) 

Dates of Consideration by other committees:

Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee, 3 September 2019 

Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee, 29 October 2019 

Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee, 54th Report 2019 (Session 5): Female Genital Mutilation (Protection and Guidance) (Scotland) Bill: Stage 1

 
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